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Altec Lansing ADA 745 4.1 system to a Samsung Series 6

by Too_old_for_Prime_Time / February 26, 2015 11:03 PM PST

Would it be possible to hook up this 4 speaker + SW system to my Samsung. These are old(but good quality) computer
speakers. The input to this system looks like two standard
headphone jacks one green and one black. The SW is powered. The 4 speakers plug into the woofer box labeled front and rear. This was called a 4.1 system not very popular these days. The Samsung TV is a 6000 series 5 years old.

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*Which* Samsung model?
by Pepe7 / February 26, 2015 11:33 PM PST

Please provide entire model number (long string). Probably not going to work, but worth examining the specs.

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As you surmise,
by Oldartq / February 27, 2015 4:08 AM PST

I doubt that TV has 4.1 sound format. But the first thing you need to check is...does it have connections for external speakers? If not, why waste the effort. Also...you might be able to use it for stereo only.

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Most Samsungs (in fact all I've found to date)
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 27, 2015 4:12 AM PST
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Thank You All
by Too_old_for_Prime_Time / March 1, 2015 12:02 AM PST

Looks like I will be buying a "Receiver" I have been reading; prices are not bad
for older series but for the new 4K , HDMI 2 & HDCP 2.2 units I am looking at least $400+
If buying a "new receiver" today, should I dig deep to get these features? Is 4K TV going to
become mainstream in the next 5 years? My wife and I watch a lot of TV and my Samsung is
almost 5 years old.

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(NT) Stereo starts to sound pretty nice about now.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 1, 2015 12:06 AM PST
In reply to: Thank You All

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